BY Krista Ciminera in General on May 21, 2010 |
Five Stride, a new shop dedicated to the roller derby community, is having its grand opening party tonight. The shop is owned by Gotham Girls' own Bonnie Thunders and provides helmets, skates, pads, and other derby gear, as well as a chance to hook up with like minded derby enthusiasts.
It starts at 5pm at their space at 30-90 14th Street in Astoria, Queens. Prizes are supplied by Triple 8 and Hella Rad, so get there before 8pm to win some ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in General on May 21, 2010 |
It’s official—the French government is run by a douchebag. This week, Nicholas Sarkozy sent legislation off to parliament intending to impose a $185 fine on women who wear a full-face Islamic veil. Has he forgotten who started the whole cover your head thing? Let's review.(Photo by André Durst for Vogue, November 1938)
Getting women to cover their heads started long before the Muslims came along. Sarkozy is of Catholic and Jewish descent. ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 21, 2010 |
When you hear the phrase 'healing herbs' you probably picture a jungle in the Amazon or a mountainside in China. But did you know that there are beneficial plants growing right here in New York?
Herbalist Irina Adams of Phoenix Botanicals uses locally sourced, wild, and organic herbs in her line of moisturizing balms. Each balm combines these herbs with a blend of organic shea nut butter and olive oil to quench thirsty skin.
In addition, ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on May 20, 2010 |
Corporate wisdom has long held that no one watches TV in the summertime so it's best to air re-runs. In recent years it has been a time to launch programs considered too experimental for the fall lineup. This has lead to massive, unexpected hits like, Burn Notice and True Blood. What does this summer have in store? In this episode of NPR's, "The Takeaway," BUST's own Emily Rems and TV blogger Delaina Dixon give us the scoop.
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BY Susan Engberg in Crafty on May 20, 2010 |
BUST's Crafty Lady and the Candy Rain staff get crafty (and saucy!) with their fabulous sponsor, Babeland!
Don't miss out on the answer to the age-old question: Where do I put my condoms and lube when there is no pocket space on this tea towel I’m calling a dress tonight?Kinky Crafting: Garter Belts with Callie WattsThursday, May 20, 07:30PM, $5 materials fee
43 Mercer StreetNew York, NY 10013For more ... Read More